Should cannabis still be a Schedule I drug?
October 8, 2023

The Drug Enforcement Agency received a recommendation to reclassify cannabis as a Schedule III drug, a move that would be a boon to research and patient care.

Study shows prevalence of co-occuring chronic pain, mental health symptoms
September 20, 2023

A new study found that the combination of chronic pain and anxiety or depression affects more than 12 million adults in the U.S.

Researchers hope to help women with endometriosis pain
September 18, 2023

Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center researchers are examining the link between prolactin and endometriosis, a painful condition that affects women.

Study will examine green light therapy for postsurgical pain
September 13, 2023

University of Arizona Health Sciences researchers will continue their study of green light therapy, a promising non-opioid pain relief option.

Casting a green light on fibromyalgia, the invisible disease
September 6, 2023

People with fibromyalgia may have another treatment option available soon thanks to continuing research at the Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center.

Stimulating the brain to treat pain and substance use disorder
April 12, 2023

Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center researchers are studying how electronic stimulation of the brain can break looping pain signals and destructive cravings.

Physician-Scientist Finds Purpose in a Life Devoted to Pain
January 29, 2023

Dr. Mohab Ibrahim always knew he wanted to be a doctor; his lived experience and mentors helped him find his calling as a pain specialist and researcher.

Applying A Team Approach to Health Care Education
December 14, 2022

Interprofessional education modules at the Arizona Simulation Technology and Education Center teach students the importance of teamwork in health care.

White Coat Ceremony Celebrates Next Generation of Physicians
August 2, 2022

University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson medical students received their white coats representing their future profession on July 29 at Centennial Hall.

P-MAP Cheers Alumni, Expanding Physician Pipeline
May 5, 2022

Ceremony will honor alumni completing residencies, students receiving medical degrees and students who are preparing to enter medical school in July.

UArizona, OSU Announce Addiction Research Partnership
April 28, 2022

The partnership will advance pain and addiction research and accelerate positive health outcomes in Arizona, Oklahoma and across the country.

Future Doctors Celebrate Match Day
March 20, 2022

Fourth-year University of Arizona College of Medicine – Tucson students learned where they’ll launch their careers as new residents.

March Proclaimed as “Arizonans in Health Research Month”
March 10, 2022

Arizona leads the nation in enrolling participants in the National Institutes of Health’s All of Us Research Program.

Future Physicians to Begin Next Chapter on Match Day
March 9, 2022

More than 110 College of Medicine – Tucson medical students will simultaneously open envelopes revealing where they will complete their residency training.

White Coat Ceremony Recognizes Class of 2024 Students
February 21, 2022

College of Medicine – Tucson Class of 2024 medical students will receive their white coats on Feb. 25.

Training Program to Support Families Affected by Opioid Use Disorders
September 7, 2021

The Comprehensive Pain and Addiction Center will oversee the first peer support experiential learning and apprenticeship program in rural Arizona.

UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson’s Accelerated Pathway to Medical Education Welcomes First Class
June 27, 2021

The UArizona College of Medicine – Tucson has accepted six high school graduates in a new program that reduces the time to a medical degree to seven years.

NIH Grant To Fund Medical Scientist Training Program
June 15, 2021

The Medical Scientist Training Program is designed to train students planning careers in academic medicine or biomedical research.

New Degree to Prepare Students for Health Care Careers
June 8, 2021

A new Bachelor of Science in Medicine expands opportunities for students to pursue jobs in health care, where demand for trained professionals is rising.

Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference To Focus On Mental Health and Resiliency
May 11, 2021

Jordan Karp, MD, an expert on mental health in the aging population, will deliver the keynote address at the Arizona Arthritis Center’s Living Healthy With Arthritis Conference.